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Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden, Kolkata (Calcutta)

(2.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
India's biggest and oldest zoo, Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden tells a comprehensive story about the diverse wildlife living in this part of the world. Established in 1875 and spanning a total of 18 hectares (45 acres), the zoo shelters the nearly extinct Aldabra giant tortoises, elephants, rhinos, Bengal tigers, white tigers, African lions, giraffes, deer, and zebras in large enclosures. One of the prime tourist spots in the city, this well-maintained attraction is visited by 3 million people every year. Restaurants and air-conditioned cafes provide plenty of shade, refreshments, and snacks. Put Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden into our Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • My first visit to this zoo was nearly 60 years ago. Till today I have been there numerous times but it has not lost its glamour in my mind. With time, new additions of animals have been made and some ...  more »
  • Kolkata Zoo is one of the best and largest zoos in the world. the place accommodates best class animals.  more »
  • Went there after almost 20 yrs with my 3 yr old and to my liking a lot has changed. Place looks much clearer and less stinky. Drinking water and benches available more frequently. Lots of greenery. On...  more »